The new Z87 XPOWER, the top of the line overclocking motherboard recently broke all previous overclocking records for the Intel® Core™ i7-4770K by validating a smashing 7068.52 MHz clock speed. All previous records were set on Engineering samples unavailable to normal users and the Z87 XPOWER record was set on a Retail CPU available in stores right now. This latest score puts MSI firmly at the top of Z87 Overclocking leaderboards.
Best choice in overclocking - MSI Z87 Overclocking series
With the continuation of the design principles of the Z77 MPOWER, which are: Easy Overclocking and Top Stability, MSI Z87 Overclocking series features record holding motherboards such as the Z87 MPOWER, Z87 MPOWER SP, Z87 MPOWER MAX and Z87 XPOWER. In fact 2 out of 3 the fastest Z87 Motherboards on HWBot.org are MSI Z87 OC motherboards. This includes the highest clock-speed for a retail processor. This extreme performance stems from OC Certified testing principle, the use of Military Class 4 components and the integration of the MSI/Intel® Extreme Tuning Utility.
Intel Core i7-4770K overclocked to 7068.52MHz
Posted on Friday, Aug 16 2013 @ 16:18 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
MSI announced that a new overclocking record has been set with its Z87 XPOWER motherboard. The Overclocking Knights managed to overclock Intel's Core i7-4770K to 7068.52MHz!